[Lazarus] Lazarus on Debian "Wheezy"

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Feb 18 23:52:17 CET 2015

On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:36:33 +0000
Mark Morgan Lloyd <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:

> Using FPC 2.6.4 or late 2.7.1, compiling trunk on Wheezy is OK but 
> running gives me
> The program 'lazarus' received an X Window System error.
> This probably reflects a bug in the program.
> The error was 'RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)'.
>    (Details: serial 428 error_code 188 request_code 155 minor_code 23)
>    (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
>     that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
>     To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
>     option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
>     backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() 
> function.)
> Appears to affect Athlon (32- and 64-bit) and Intel (32-bit, don't have 
> 64). Does not affect Squeeze. Building with OPT='-O- -gl' still doesn't 
> allow me to get a bt.

I just tested Wheezy 32bit on VirtualBox/Intel: it runs.
Lazarus trunk, fpc 2.6.4.

Please open a terminal and start the IDE with --sync:
cd sources/of/lazarus
./lazarus --sync --g-fatal-warnings

What do you get?

> Suggestions, anybody?


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